Benchmarks Real world tests of EOS 80D vs 5D Mark III

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

EOS 80D
7 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

EOS 80D
960 photos
EOS 5D Mark III
950 photos

Features Key features of the EOS 80D  vs 5D Mark III 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

EOS 80D
24 MP
EOS 5D Mark III
22.3 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

EOS 80D
25,600 ISO
EOS 5D Mark III
102,400 ISO

Focus points How many different points the camera can focus on

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

EOS 80D
0.59x

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

EOS 80D
14.1 microns
EOS 5D Mark III
38.7 microns

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

EOS 80D  vs
5D Mark III 
Type CMOS CMOS
Megapixels 24 MP 22.3 MP
Resolution 6000 x 4000 5456 x 4096
Size APS-C Full frame
Area 22.5 x 15 mm 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.6x 1.0x
Pixel size 14.1 microns 38.7 microns
Light sensitivity 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO 100 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points 45 61
Supports continuous Yes No

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque Opaque
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Pentaprism Pentaprism
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.95x 0.71x
Viewfinder size 0.59x 0.71x

performance

Max continuous shooting 7 fps 6 fps
Battery life 960 950
Continuous shooting
6 fps @ 5760 x 3840, JPEG, 65 shots
6 fps @ 5760 x 3840, RAW, 13 shots
7 fps

video

EOS 80D  vs
5D Mark III 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p Yes Yes
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack 3.5mm 3.5mm

display

Type LCD LCD
Size 3" 3.2"
Resolution 1,040 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes No
Has a flip out screen Yes No
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 30 s 30 s
Max 1/8000 s 1/8000 s

form factor

Size 139 x 105 x 79 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Thickness 79 mm 76 mm
Weight 730 g 950 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes

features

Includes a GPS No No
WiFi 802.11n None
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